2011 Census of Canada: Topic-based tabulations

Topic-based tabulation: Detailed Mother Tongue (232), Knowledge of Official Languages (5) and Sex (3) for the Population Excluding Institutional Residents of Canada, Provinces, Territories, Census Divisions, Census Subdivisions and Dissemination Areas, 2011 Census

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This table details detailed mother tongue , knowledge of official languages and sex for the population excluding institutional residents in Quebec / QuébecFootnote 1
Detailed mother tongue (232) Knowledge of official languages (5)
Total - Knowledge of official languages English only French only English and French Neither English nor French
Total - Detailed mother tongue 7,815,955 363,860 4,047,175 3,328,725 76,195
Single responses 7,663,130 352,615 4,014,445 3,220,655 75,415
English 599,225 187,430 5,160 406,130 505
French 6,102,210 2,490 3,763,870 2,334,525 1,330
Non-official languages 961,700 162,695 245,425 480,000 73,580
Aboriginal languages 43,665 17,320 13,475 7,720 5,150
Algonquian languages 32,475 10,990 12,825 5,670 2,990
Algonquin 1,500 235 600 645 20
Atikamekw 5,820 0 4,960 200 650
Blackfoot 5 0 0 5 0
Cree languages 15,140 9,745 110 3,610 1,675
Cree, n.o.s. 15,135 9,740 110 3,610 1,675
Swampy Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Plains Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Woods Cree 0 0 0 0 0
Cree, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Malecite 0 5 0 5 0
Mi'kmaq 670 495 20 150 10
Innu/Montagnais 8,710 80 7,110 955 565
Naskapi 595 420 10 95 75
Ojibway 25 10 5 10 0
Oji-Cree 0 5 0 0 0
Algonquian languages, n.i.e. 5 0 0 5 0
Michif 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages 35 5 15 15 0
Carrier 0 0 0 0 0
Wetsuweten 0 0 0 0 0
Chilcotin 0 0 0 0 0
Dene 0 0 0 0 0
Tlicho (Dogrib) 0 0 0 0 0
Gwich'in 0 0 0 0 0
North Slavey (Hare) 5 0 0 5 0
South Slavey 0 0 0 0 0
Slavey, n.o.s. 25 5 10 5 0
Sarcee 0 0 0 0 0
Beaver 0 0 0 0 0
Sekani 0 0 0 0 0
Kaska (Nahani) 0 0 0 0 0
Tahltan 0 0 0 0 0
Northern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Southern Tutchone 0 0 0 0 0
Tutchone, n.o.s. 0 0 0 0 0
Athapaskan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Haida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages 80 40 5 40 5
Mohawk 65 30 0 35 5
Cayuga 0 0 0 0 0
Oneida 0 0 0 0 0
Iroquoian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 5 5 0
Kutenai 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages 5 0 5 0 0
Shuswap (Secwepemctsin) 0 0 0 0 0
Thompson (Ntlakapamux) 0 0 0 0 0
Halkomelem 0 0 0 0 0
Lillooet 0 0 0 0 0
Okanagan 0 0 0 0 0
Squamish 0 0 0 0 0
Straits 0 0 0 0 0
Salish languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages 5 0 0 0 0
Dakota 5 5 0 0 0
Stoney 0 0 0 0 0
Siouan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Tlingit 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian languages 0 0 0 0 0
Gitksan 0 0 0 0 0
Nisga'a 0 0 0 0 0
Tsimshian 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages 5 0 5 0 0
Nootka (Nuu-chah-nulth) 5 5 0 0 5
Haisla 0 0 0 0 0
Heiltsuk 0 0 0 0 0
Kwakiutl (Kwak'wala) 0 0 0 0 0
Wakashan languages, n.i.e. 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages 11,015 6,285 595 1,980 2,155
Inuktitut 10,920 6,225 580 1,960 2,150
Inuinnaqtun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuvialuktun 0 0 0 0 0
Inuit languages, n.i.e. 95 55 15 15 5
Aboriginal languages, n.i.e. 50 10 30 10 5
Romance languages 311,455 14,345 90,400 186,910 19,800
Italian 113,815 4,820 18,315 84,105 6,570
Portuguese 34,270 1,840 10,185 20,285 1,965
Romanian 31,245 1,005 8,090 20,605 1,550
Spanish 131,850 6,680 53,725 61,745 9,705
Catalan 225 5 70 140 5
Romance languages, n.i.e. 50 5 10 30 5
Germanic languages 29,320 9,970 1,385 15,945 2,025
Dutch 3,245 765 160 2,305 20
Flemish 590 15 105 465 5
Frisian 10 5 0 10 0
German 15,025 4,420 1,040 9,425 140
Yiddish 9,035 4,200 35 2,960 1,845
Scandinavian languages 1,135 500 10 615 10
Danish 310 160 0 145 0
Icelandic 45 15 0 30 0
Norwegian 275 125 0 140 5
Swedish 515 205 10 300 5
Afrikaans 95 60 5 35 0
Germanic languages, n.i.e. 180 5 35 135 0
Celtic languages 170 40 40 90 0
Gaelic languages 65 30 5 30 0
Welsh 30 10 0 20 0
Celtic languages, n.i.e. 75 0 35 40 0
Slavic languages 63,635 12,580 11,330 36,400 3,330
Belarusian (Byelorussian) 85 25 10 45 5
Bosnian 1,505 85 770 545 100
Bulgarian 6,500 595 1,525 4,055 320
Croatian 2,380 565 305 1,440 70
Czech 1,645 435 135 1,055 20
Macedonian 200 40 30 120 5
Polish 15,250 3,720 1,525 9,520 485
Russian 24,085 4,695 4,990 12,475 1,925
Serbian 2,955 360 725 1,745 125
Serbo-Croatian 1,910 110 650 1,075 75
Slovak 1,180 320 65 775 15
Slovenian 840 405 15 410 10
Ukrainian 4,785 1,145 510 2,955 175
Slavic languages, n.i.e. 325 80 65 175 10
Baltic languages 980 350 25 595 10
Latvian 330 135 5 185 10
Lithuanian 650 210 20 415 5
Greek 39,825 12,550 600 23,070 3,610
Armenian 15,035 1,610 1,225 11,255 950
Albanian 2,410 245 810 1,140 215
Georgian 145 40 25 75 10
Finno-Ugric languages 7,290 2,420 530 4,030 305
Estonian 200 90 5 105 0
Finnish 415 155 10 245 5
Hungarian 6,680 2,175 515 3,680 305
Turkic languages 7,570 1,455 2,360 2,840 920
Azerbaijani 210 65 20 110 15
Turkish 6,915 1,305 2,225 2,535 845
Turkic languages, n.i.e. 450 80 120 195 60
Mongolian 125 30 35 55 10
Afro-Asiatic languages 160,485 12,820 58,560 80,790 8,310
Berber languages (Kabyle) 5,645 30 3,530 1,870 220
Cushitic languages 7,890 155 4,175 3,275 285
Oromo 7,035 50 3,910 2,845 235
Somali 855 100 270 435 55
Semitic languages 145,230 12,615 49,960 74,900 7,755
Amharic 690 225 30 415 25
Arabic 140,035 10,950 49,760 71,730 7,595
Hebrew 3,975 1,265 110 2,490 110
Maltese 25 15 0 10 0
Tigrigna 350 120 30 185 20
Semitic languages, n.i.e. 155 40 30 70 10
Afro-Asiatic languages, n.i.e. 1,715 15 900 755 50
Indo-Iranian languages 64,675 25,765 5,235 26,055 7,620
Indo-Aryan languages 42,465 20,195 1,765 15,350 5,155
Bengali 10,405 4,945 590 3,845 1,030
Gujarati 5,940 2,825 205 2,205 710
Hindi 2,745 1,545 40 1,035 120
Konkani 85 45 15 35 0
Marathi 160 105 0 55 0
Panjabi (Punjabi) 11,150 5,450 345 3,715 1,635
Sindhi 310 110 15 170 10
Sinhala (Sinhalese) 585 365 10 190 20
Urdu 9,800 4,570 425 3,745 1,060
Nepali 1,280 235 125 355 565
Iranian languages 21,650 5,385 3,350 10,525 2,395
Kurdish 820 125 290 315 85
Pashto 990 285 155 375 180
Persian (Farsi) 19,835 4,970 2,905 9,835 2,130
Indo-Iranian languages, n.i.e. 560 190 120 185 70
Dravidian languages 14,110 7,070 630 4,925 1,480
Kannada 175 120 0 50 5
Malayalam 315 185 10 115 0
Tamil 13,240 6,490 620 4,680 1,450
Telugu 360 270 5 75 20
Dravidian languages, n.i.e. 10 5 0 5 0
Japanese 2,180 920 160 990 100
Korean 4,085 1,900 160 1,665 370
Sino-Tibetan languages 65,020 22,780 7,385 23,170 11,700
Chinese languages 64,760 22,675 7,355 23,050 11,670
Cantonese 10,975 2,985 910 4,545 2,540
Chaochow (Teochow) 220 35 35 115 45
Fukien 75 35 5 35 5
Hakka 105 20 5 55 15
Mandarin 11,290 4,570 1,285 4,015 1,415
Shanghainese 90 35 5 35 20
Taiwanese 405 185 15 135 70
Chinese, n.o.s. 41,595 14,810 5,100 14,120 7,560
Tibetan languages 115 35 5 65 10
Burmese 60 30 5 20 5
Sino-Tibetan languages, n.i.e. 95 35 15 35 15
Tai languages 4,910 360 1,760 2,395 395
Lao 4,185 145 1,645 2,060 340
Thai 725 220 115 335 55
Austro-Asiatic languages 35,180 3,725 9,625 17,335 4,495
Khmer (Cambodian) 8,615 570 3,065 3,880 1,100
Vietnamese 26,560 3,155 6,560 13,450 3,395
Malayo-Polynesian languages 18,470 12,385 545 5,265 270
Bisayan languages 955 675 15 255 5
Ilocano 1,685 1,325 5 325 35
Malay 630 310 25 260 25
Pampango 160 130 5 30 0
Tagalog (Pilipino, Filipino) 13,745 9,710 60 3,805 165
Bikol 100 65 0 30 0
Malagasy 905 5 400 490 5
Fijian 0 0 0 0 0
Pangasinan 75 60 0 10 5
Malayo-Polynesian languages, n.i.e. 225 105 35 60 20
Niger-Congo languages 19,285 1,450 8,780 8,690 365
Akan (Twi) 1,140 575 15 530 15
Bantu languages 10,270 445 5,100 4,520 205
Lingala 2,050 10 1,360 665 15
Rundi (Kirundi) 2,375 25 1,125 1,165 60
Rwanda (Kinyarwanda) 2,010 40 710 1,225 40
Shona 105 50 0 45 0
Swahili 2,065 130 1,145 725 65
Ganda 35 20 0 15 5
Bantu languages, n.i.e. 1,645 180 750 680 30
Edo 50 40 5 15 0
Igbo 110 75 0 25 5
Wolof 1,880 15 810 1,020 40
Bamanankan 740 0 435 300 5
Ewe 430 25 170 225 5
Ga 105 55 0 45 5
Niger-Congo languages, n.i.e. 4,565 230 2,250 2,005 85
African languages, n.i.e. 930 95 350 470 10
Creoles 49,475 415 29,480 17,895 1,690
Non-verbal languages 1,015 40 440 130 400
American Sign Language 40 20 5 5 15
Quebec Sign Language 450 0 265 80 105
Sign languages, n.i.e. 525 20 170 50 280
Other languages 245 15 85 115 25
Multiple responses 152,820 11,245 32,725 108,070 780
English and French 64,800 1,045 4,000 59,685 70
English and non-official language 23,435 9,430 545 13,275 180
French and non-official language 51,635 450 27,580 23,175 440
English, French and non-official language 12,950 320 605 11,945 85

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Footnote(s)

Footnote 1

Excludes census data for one or more incompletely enumerated Indian reserves or Indian settlements.

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Source: Statistics Canada, 2011 Census of Population, Statistics Canada Catalogue no. 98-314-XCB2011035.

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